Petrol attendant hailed a hero after helping stranded motorists

Petrol attendant hailed a hero after helping stranded motorists

- Lenore Comins and her husband Peter were stranded with a punctured tyre

- Ernest, a petrol attendant, came to their rescue and fixed the tyre

- His gesture earned him praise from South Africans on social media

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A kind petrol attendant in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape, came to the rescue of a couple who were stranded with a punctured tyre recently.

Lenore Comins and her husband Peter thanked the attendant, Ernest, for his help in a Facebook post. She wrote:

A big thank you to Ernest from the Caltex garage who came to our rescue today. He helped to get a very stubborn punctured tyre off and repaired. He walked right across town to come to our aide and help Peter. A real gentleman who went way beyond the call of duty.
Ernest went beyond the call of duty to help the stranded couple. Photo credit: Facebook/Positive Racial Sentiments in SA

Ernest went beyond the call of duty to help the stranded couple. Photo credit: Facebook/Positive Racial Sentiments in SA
Source: Facebook

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The inspiring story was also shared on Positive Racial Sentiments in SA's Facebook page, Briefly.co.za gathered.

It was accompanied by a photo of Peter and Ernest at the Caltex garage. Ernest's kind gesture won him praise from South Africans who commented on the post.

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Marlon Potgieter commented, "Thank you, Ernest. I hope that Caltex realises what you are worth to their brand image."

Sharyn Carr also wrote, "Often we meet folks like Earnest and need to acknowledge to others their caring. There is goodwill in SA and each of us has a good story to share."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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